Anderson University alum Leah Ashton debuted her CD, “Things Better Left Unsaid” in Reardon Lobby this spring. Blindfold the Leaves opened for her, and Frank Ebels and Sam McKanney hosted the evening. To kick off the release party, Ashton and her band did a cover of Michael Jackson's “Rock with You.” She played all the songs from the new CD along with a few older ones.
Most Anderson University seniors are encouraged to start looking for a job around December. With the economy being in the state it is today, many students found this to be a difficult task, especially when majoring in art. However, two AU graduates, Dane Benton and Joshua Cook, were successful finding a job in their field of study: art.
Anderson University will sponsor Orangehaus Music Business Camp, July 12-17, for high school students, ages 14-18. The camp is for students who want to learn more about how to market recorded music, become a successful producer/engineer, or have a career as an artist/songwriter. Instructors are Anderson University music business faculty and award-winning industry professionals who have worked with artists such as Casting Crowns, Thousand Foot Crutch, Jars of Clay, Michael W.
Just like the Indianapolis Colts, Anderson University has upped its game since the last time the NFL team had its training camp here in 1998.
The university has invested more than $55 million in facilities since the 1990s, President James Edwards said Thursday as the team announced its selection of AU as its new training camp home from Aug. 1-18.
Fourteen years ago, Professor Sharon Collins, director of the Anderson University social work program, started a social work conference to provide an opportunity for the professionals in the community to earn continuing education hours. After many organizations donated their time and help by hosting students each year, Collins stated, it was an “opportunity to show our appreciation for their services.”
The Indianapolis Colts will return to their summer home of 15 years when they open 2010 training camp at Anderson University on Sunday, August 1. A press conference was conducted in the Ruth Lily Pavilion of the Kardatzke Wellness Center Thursday morning with officials of the Indianapolis Colts, Anderson University and the City of Anderson.